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Mc Lenan is always  Pots 
in Sol Eytinge s
colloquial discourse.

[newspaper engraving]
Anthony, the Engraver.
(really the potential man
of the  Illustrated New York
News. )

[newspaper engraving]
Nast and
Mc Lenan, 
from this weeks  Il-
lustrated N.Y. News. 
Drawn evidently by
Sol Eytinge and both
very good, only the 
relative size is hardly
preserved, Nast
looking shorter and
podgier.  Put a little
more conceit in the look
and it s Tommy to the 
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen: page sixteen
Description:Newspaper engravings of Thomas Nast, McLenan, and Anthony, drawn by Sol Eytinge.
Subject:Anthony; Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; New York illustrated news; McLenan, John; Nast, Thomas
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2010-06-08


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for ""The New York Evening Post,"" boarding house life, the shooting of Sergeant Davenport by Captain Fitz James O'Brien for insubordination, and Frank Bellew's marital troubles.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2010 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.